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Goleby, John Philip

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Birth Date: 22 March 1935 (Cleveland, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 10 September 1985 (Mount Cotton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Philip Eric Goleby and Carolena Amelia (nee Holzapfel)

Family: (2) Betty Lind on 5 December 1980, 2 stepchildren, (1) Margery Day on 14 April 1956, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: Mount Cotton and Thornlands state schools; Wynnum High School

Religion: Uniting Church


Manager, family partnership company; Friesian cattle stud; Farmer, Thornlands

Party Positions:

  1. (NP) Chairman, Small Business and Consumer Affairs Committee
  2. (NP) Member, Transport Committee
  3. (NP) Chairman, Logan and Redlands Electorate Council, 1965 - 1973

Local Government Service: Councillor, Redlands Shire Council, 1961 to 1980; Chairman, Finance and Works Committee, Redlands Shire Council, 1967 to 1975; Chairman, Works Committee, Redlands Shire Council, 1975 to 1978

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NP Redlands 7 Dec 1974 10 Sep 1985 Died in office

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister for Water Resources and Maritime Services 6 Dec 1982 10 Sep 1985

Additional Information

Notes: President: Redlands Show Society, Redlands Cricket Association, Cleveland High School P&C; and Redlands Fruit and Vegetable Growers Council, Rotary

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Redland Times, 'We mourn', 23 September 1985; Redland Times, 'Goleby dead', 11 September 1985, p.1; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1981-1992, (Sydney: Casket Publications, 1993)

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